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Addiction Recovery News 09/2007




Police: Reid's son fails drug test (The Morning Call)
A son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid failed a drug test while awaiting sentencing on drug charges, authorities said.

Hawkins keynote speaker for rehab center (Daily News Journal)
Amy Hawkins, a Sumner County mother who was paralyzed during a tornado that swept through Middle Tennessee in April 2006, was the keynote speaker at the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center's graduation Friday.

'REHAB' REALITY SHOW (New York Post)
VH1 is taking the 12th step. "Celebrity Rehab" is a new reality show slated to debut next season that will follow a group of famous people as they battle substance abuse. Filming on the show is underway at a rehab center in Pasadena, Calf. Among...

Cabinet to soon discuss rehab policy for displaced farmers (IANS via Yahoo! India News)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The cabinet would take up within a week or 10 days the relief and rehabilitation (R&R) policy aimed at compensating farmers whose land would be acquired for industry, a senior government official said Saturday.

Cabinet to soon discuss rehab policy for displaced farmers (Calcutta News)
The cabinet would take up within a week or 10 days the relief and rehabilitation (R&R) policy aimed at compensating farmers whose land would be acquired for industry, a senior government official said Saturday.

September is Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Saipan Tribune)
CNMI lawmakers and community leaders took a moment to share their views about substance abuse during Thursday's National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month proclamation at the Saipan Mayor's Office.

Pedro could rejoin Mets Monday (ESPN)
Pedro Martinez threw so well in a bullpen session on Friday that he may return to the Mets next week without making another minor-league rehab start.

Local Group Fighting Alcohol & Drug Addiction (WLNS Lansing)
Event raising awareness.

Falcons rehab injured brand (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Business was booming for the Falcons. Season-ticket renewals were pouring in at the rate of 92 percent. Renovated suites and club seats were selling briskly at sharply increased prices. Significant new sponsorship deals were being signed. Then the cops showed up at Michael Vick's property in rural Virginia, and a franchise was in crisis. "I recognize this situation has tarnished our team and our ...

Open House for Rehab Center (Du Quoin Evening Call)
Top left -- Physical therapist Tim Davis demonstrates use of the rehab center's new Biodex computer which records strength and mobility and can track a patient's progress in their recovery. It is particularly useful for athletes and orthopedic patients.

Notes: Young arms continue rehab (MLB.com)
Notes: Young arms continue rehab

Millie's luxury rehab (Stuff)
Millie Elder daughter of TV's elder statesman Paul Holmes is looking a picture of health as she bravely fights her way back from the ravages of the drug P.

Liriano looks promising in rehab (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
The Twins are getting a good look during this homestand at someone who could be a part of their 2008 rotation -- and he's not even active. Lefthander Francisco Liriano, recovering from Tommy John surgery in November, is in town for another checkup after spending most of the summer rehabilitating in Fort Myers, Fla. One look at Liriano shows that he's taken his rehab seriously. "Everything is ...

Town hall meeting on addiction set for this month (Morristown Citizen Tribune)
There are many recognized effects of drug and alcohol addictions. But there are a few points, including recovery, that sometimes get overlooked.

'Golden Crescent' drug plagues China's northwest (China Economic Net)
Facing a growing threat of drugs from the "Golden Crescent", China's northwest border region has been plagued with problems like increased AIDS cases and drug-related crimes.

Liriano doing well in rehab (Pioneer Press)
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire walked through the clubhouse Friday morning, spotted Francisco Liriano and joked that his roster for next season already was showing up.

Shedding light on drug addiction and possibly saving lives (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Ron Williams didn't set out to make a documentary about drug addiction. The subject was "pretty close to home," he said. "When you're affected with drug addiction in your home, and you're trying to keep it quiet and keep it contained, .

Drug arrests up, property crimes down, police say (The Daily Sentinel)
An upswing in the number of arrests of drug users is translating to fewer property crimes in Mesa County, according to law enforcement officials.

Trouble afoot (San Francisco Chronicle)
Pick one: 1Who is Trouble? A. Secret Service codename for Karl Rove B. Maltese dog left $12 million by Leona Helmsley C. Rehab workers' nickname for Lindsay Lohan D. Barry Bonds' pet name for his baseball bat 2With rates climbing in 31 states, health experts...

Addiction meeting (Orlando Sentinel)
The public is invited to a free meeting Thursday in Lakeland featuring experts and community advocates who will discuss addiction, mental health and related disorders.

Mother of 8 kicks addiction to keep her family together (The Altoona Herald-Mitchellville Index)
State Govt. Sharlene Evans, 36, lost custody of her eight children because of drug addiction. She is now clean and devoted to her family.

Duff gives audience what it wanted (The Buffalo News)
DARIEN — She’s not going to rehab, she isn’t serving a highly publicized jail term, and as far as I know, she isn’t picking out baby clothes anytime soon.

MLB Power Rankings: Cards 17th (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Bartolo Colon has another rehab start to go. He's a luxury, not a necessity.

North Oaks makes rehab more accessible (Hammond Daily Star)
North Oaks Health System celebrated its rededicated rehabilitation hospital Thurs-day by opening every door and inviting guests inside to see a renewed, rededicated and redesigned facility.

Rockies' Cook out for season (Denver Post)
Right-hander Aaron Cook, who began the season as the Rockies' No. 1 starter, is out for the rest of the season after re-injuring a muscle in his left ribcage during a rehab start for Triple-A Colorado Springs on Saturday night.

Rockies lose Cook for rest of year (Rocky Mountain News)
Aaron Cook, pitching in a rehab start at Triple-A Colorado Springs that was supposed to be a tuneup for him to rejoin the rotation this week, aggravated the pulled left rib cage muscle and will miss the rest of the season.

Simple guidance could dispel insurance rehab myths (The Scotsman)
ANGUS Logan's article (Insurers need to be far less reluctant when arranging rehab for claimants, 27 August) described problems he encountered with personal injury rehabilitation.

Help troubled women (Barbados Advocate)
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Rev. Joseph Atherley has made a call for drug rehabilitation centres to be set up in Barbados to treat problems of drug addiction in the female populace.

Kids won’t need parents’ permission to participate (Lebanon Daily News)
Whether it’s music, fashions, or favorite TV shows, there are just some things on which teens and the older generation don’t connect. Among them is coping with alcohol or drug addiction, a substance-abuse counselor told the Lebanon County commissioners last week.

They’re new, but are they improved? (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
By RICK HERRIN IRVING -- Cowboys rookie outside linebacker Anthony Spencer doesn't get a sit-and-watch adjustment period. Spencer, a former defensive end at Purdue, steps into the starting lineup Sunday night against the Giants. And the first-round pick doesn't expect to give up his spot after being thrust into the role because of Greg Ellis' injury rehab. "You expect a lot of things," Cowboys ...

Kings Rehab is stepping stone to workforce (The Sentinel)
Vera Marques was born with cerebral palsy. The 58-year-old Hanford resident lives in a group home with other mentally disabled adults. She gets up at 6 in the morning, says her prayers, and rides a KART bus to get to the local vocational rehab program. From there she van-pools twice a week to her part-time job at Kings County records division, where she shreds sensitive governmental documents. ...

Hundreds of intravenous drug users may be in region (Wairarapa Times-Age)
The 87 injecting drug users on a regional methadone programme may reveal just a fraction of the true number of opiod users in Wairarapa, says Charles Henderson, manager of the National Office of the New Zealand Needle Exchange.

Military vet charged with pharmacy holdups blames drug addiction (San Francisco Chronicle)
Sargent Binkley says trying to escape the nightmares that haunted him from his military service ultimately led him to a San Mateo County jail cell. The former Army Ranger captain from Los Altos said he was tormented by the smell of decomposing bodies in a...

Love denies slamming Winehouse's drug use (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
Washington, Sept 03 (ANI): Courtney has slammed reports that she criticised Amy Winehouse's drug use. Earlier, British newspaper The Sun, had claimed the singer had hit out at Winehouse's addiction to drugs. "I've never seen anyone take as much coke as Amy. Even I wasn't that bad," the paper quoted her, as saying at the time. But later in an email to gossip blogger ...

CAMERA READY (New York Post)
Lindsay Lohan will be looking good in case there are any more "exclusive" photos of her in rehab. A spy in celebrity hairdresser Ken Paves' salon said, "Ken sent someone out to Utah to do Lindsay's extensions this week." Lohan was the subject of an...

Wood Island rehab plan gets revisited (Portsmouth Herald)
KITTERY, Maine — The Town Council has resurrected a proposal to restore the Wood Island Life Saving Station.

Blalock quickly back in the swing of things (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
By DAVE SESSIONS ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Rangers still aren't sure when or if Hank Blalock will play third base for them again this season. But after Sunday, they have absolutely no doubt he can still hit. In his first game back after three and a half months on the disabled list, Blalock's grand slam Sunday pushed the Rangers to an 8-7 win over the Angels. Without a rehab assignment or a single ...

Love denies slamming Winehouses drug use (New Kerala)
Washington, Sept 03 : Courtney has slammed reports that she criticised Amy Winehouses drug use. Earlier, British newspaper The Sun, had claimed the singer had hit out at Winehouses addiction to drugs.

4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New ... (PR Newswire via Yahoo! News)
Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, former U.S. Drug Policy Director (1996-2001), now West Point Adjunct Professor of International Affairs and a widely cited media expert on terrorism and drug policy, will address the national drug crisis and keynote the opening of a new "national model" Medical Services and Detoxification Center at White Deer Run, Allenwood, PA. White Deer Run is Pennsylvania's ...

Former model begs on streets for living (IANS via Yahoo! India News)
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Geetanjali Nagpal, a former model who once walked the ramp with the likes of actor Sushmita Sen but developed a drug addiction, now lives the life of a destitute on the capital's streets - prompting rights groups to come to her aid.

Popular New Videos (Teen Hollywood)
Lauren Jones doesn't know what to expect on her 1st day as an anchorwoman. Home > News > Lindsay Lohan Tests Positive for Drugs in Re... Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has failed a drugs test in rehab.

Former model begs on streets for living (Calcutta News)
Geetanjali Nagpal, a former model who once walked the ramp with the likes of actor Sushmita Sen but developed a drug addiction, now lives the life of a destitute on the capital's streets - prompting rights groups to come to her aid.

Open House for Rehab Center (Du Quoin Evening Call)
Top left -- Physical therapist Tim Davis demonstrates use of the rehab center's new Biodex computer which records strength and mobility and can track a patient's progress in their recovery. It is particularly useful for athletes and orthopedic patients.

Lindsay gets priorities straight in rehab (Splash via Yahoo!Xtra Entertainment)
Lindsay Lohan has flown a top hairdresser to her rehab centre - so she can look her best if she is photographed by the paparazzi, it was claimed today.

New hair for Lohan (The Arizona Republic)
Lindsay Lohan has had new hair extensions in rehab.

Rockies starters Jason Hirsh, Aaron Cook out for the rest of the season (Covers.com)
DENVER -- Colorado Rockies have lost right-handed starters Aaron Cook and Jason Hirsh for the remainder of the season. Cook, the team's opening day starter, was shut down for the year when he re-injured his left abdomen in a rehab start ...

Rehab center to host backpack screening (Rapid City Journal)
RAPID CITY -- In observance of National School Backpack Awareness Day, the Regional Rehabilitation Institute will host a free backpack screening next week at the Rushmore Mall.

Rockies shut down Hirsh (KJCT 8 Grand Junction)
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have lost right-handed starters Aaron Cook and Jason Hirsh for the remainder of the season. Cook -- the team's opening day starter -- was sidelined for the year when he re-injured his left abdomen in a rehab start Saturday night.

Pete's in rehab to avoid jail (Daily Mirror)
Pete Doherty has kept out of jail - at least for another six weeks - by checking in to rehab.

PANICKING PETE GOES INTO REHAB (Daily Record)
PETE Doherty has checked into residential rehab for the first time in a desperate bid to avoid jail.




Last Modified: 09/2007